Does Urgent Care Do COVID Testing?

Are you experiencing symptoms, or have you been recently exposed to someone with COVID-19? Get tested today. Coastal Urgent Care in Bossier and Haughton has you covered with convenient COVID-19 testing available for all.  We offer both antigen (rapid) and molecular (PCR) testing along with antibody testing to verify whether you’ve ever had COVID-19 in … Continued

What Temperature Is Considered a Fever?

Average body temperature ranges largely depend on your age. Babies, toddlers and children under two years of age experience an average internal body temperature range between 97.9 and 99 degrees Fahrenheit, whereas an adult’s normal body temperature ranges between 97 and 99 degrees Fahrenheit. Adults over age 65 may have a normal body temperature range … Continued

How Much Does Urgent Care Cost?

According to The Peterson Center on Healthcare and KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation), approximately 1 in every 10 adults (10.5%) either delayed or did not receive proper medical care due to cost reasons in 2019. So, how much does urgent care cost? The answer is that it depends because many factors affect the total price (e.g., … Continued

Can Urgent Care Do Ultrasounds?

Only some urgent care clinics can do ultrasounds because, though they are versatile tools, they’re rarely needed unless it’s a true emergency. In that case, your doctor will likely order one for you before you can even ask, “Do urgent cares do ultrasounds?” Ultrasounds are normally scheduled for routine checkups (e.g., pregnancy) or emergencies, with … Continued

Three Reasons to Get a Physical Exam This Month

Now is the perfect time to schedule your family’s physical exams. With summer ending and fall sports activities ramping up, it’s important to make sure everyone in your household is healthy enough to participate in their sport of choice. Playing sports is a terrific way for you and your children to stay physically fit, socialize … Continued

Five Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

Did you know the human heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime? It works tirelessly to pump oxygen-rich blood to every cell in our bodies and remove the waste products of metabolism. In fact, it’s one of the most vital organs keeping us alive, so it’s important to keep it healthy. Heart … Continued

Five Tips to Help You Drink More Water This Summer

Your body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. Not only does it help regulate your body temperature, but it also keeps your joints lubricated, prevents infections, delivers nutrients to your cells and keeps your organs functioning properly. Staying hydrated can also improve sleep quality, cognition and your overall mood. When your body … Continued

How to Get Rid of Poison Ivy Fast

Leaves of three, let it be. You’ve probably heard someone reciting this old saying if you’ve ever been hiking, camping or climbing in wooded or marshy areas. Those notorious leaves of three are the calling card of poison ivy, though different varieties can have groups of five, seven or even nine. Poison ivy is a … Continued

How Do Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Body?

Allergies are often triggered by allergens like pollen, dust and mold. If you struggle with seasonal allergies, you may be reading this through itchy, watery eyes, as mid-spring through late summer is when most allergens are in full bloom. Common allergens include things like weeds, mold, dust mites, grass and pollen. Each one produces tiny … Continued